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Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX

Sun Apr 15, 2001 12:11 pm

(What a way to get a free trip down here!!!!!)


Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free Dallas-Mexico Trip

Apr 12, 2001

A Dallas/Fort Worth baggage handler won a free but unwanted trip to Mexico after accidentally locking himself in a cargo hold.

The man banged on the walls of the plane as it prepared for take off. Crew members reported hearing a knocking sound and carried out checks before giving the all-clear.

It was only when the plane landed in Puerto Vallarta that the man was discovered.

He was loading luggage for Champion Air at Dallas-Fort-Worth Airport when he became trapped in the pressurized hold.

A spokeswoman for the airline says an investigation has been launched into the incident. The man was unhurt.

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RE: Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX

Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:08 pm

I feels sorry for the Crew member of the carrier.... hoping this never happens again. !!!! but anyway, Free Trip !!

Baec777  Wink/being sarcastic
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RE: Baggage Handler Locked In Hold Gets Free DFW-MEX

Sun Apr 15, 2001 3:16 pm

On the return trip from Mexico, 50 "baggage handlers " where found in the cargohold. Big grin

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